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Dusky Honeyeater

Myzomela obscura


Small and fast-moving brown honeyeater. This one was hovering to take nectar out of a plant in our backyard.


Our backyard. These small birds are adaptable and live in a variety of habitats across eastern Australia and as far north as New Guinea.


Brown honeyeaters (Lichmera indistincta) are regular visitors to our garden and I thought this was one of them, until I had a good look at the photos! This is the first time I've seen a Dusky Honeyeater. Apparently they are rarely seen south of Rockhampton.

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1 Comment

Desmond.E.S.O 6 years ago

Great Focus! Especially with such rapid wings!

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 4, 2014
Submitted on Dec 8, 2014


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